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St Paul's School
for Girls

Term Dates and School Day

2016/17 Term Dates 

Spring Term 2017

Term begins:          Tues 03 Jan 2017
Half term holiday:    Mon 20 Feb - Fri 24 Feb
INSET day:           
Term ends:            Summer Term 2017 Fri 07 Apr 2017  

Summer Term

Term begins:                 Mon 24 Apr 2017
INSET day:    
Half term holiday:          Mon 29 May - Fri 02 Jun 2017
Year 6 induction day:    Thurs 30 June
Term ends:                   Tues 25 Jul 2017

2017/18 Term Dates          SUBJECT TO APPROVAL

Autumn Term starts    04 Sept 17

½ Term                       23 Oct 17

End of Term               22 Dec17


Spring Term starts     08 Jan 18

½ Term                      19 Feb 18

End of Term               29 Mar 18


Summer Term starts  16 Apr 18

½ Term                       28 MAy 18

End of Term               20 Jul 18


The School Day 

The basic working day commences at 8.40 am and ends at 3.15 pm. Staff briefing takes place for all staff at 8.40 am each morning, except Wednesday. On Wednesday mornings, there is weekly CPD for staff from 8.40 to 9.15 am. The school office is open from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Every Tuesday morning, at 8.40 am, there is a Mass in the Convent Chapel for staff and pupils. There is a rota for classes to attend assemblies on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with their tutors. Heads of Year may organise assemblies or tutors must provide a Form Assembly.   

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday Wednesday
8.50am Registration 8.40am INSET
9.00am Mass/assembly 9.15am Registration
9.20am Lesson 1 9.20am Lesson 1 PSHE          
10.10am Lesson 2 10.10am Lesson 2
11.00am Break 11.00am Break
11.15am Lesson 3 11.15am Lesson 3
12.05pm Lesson 4 12.05pm Lesson 4
12.55pm Lunch 12.55pm Lunch
1.30pm Registration 1.30pm Registration
1.35pm Lesson 5 1.35pm Lesson 5
2.25pm Lesson 6 2.25pm Lesson 6
3.15pm Dismissal 3.15pm Dismissal


 Contingency plans for bad weather disruption

In the event of a heavy snowfall overnight, Dr Casserly will be guided by the city as to whether school will remain closed. In the event of school closure, parents will receive a text message that will also be announced at regular intervals on Radio WM.  Please ensure that school has your up-to-date contact details.